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Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues

The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Pyramids and politics – So they Say – design of the food United States Department of Agriculture food pyramid

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues > Fall, 2002 > Article > Print friendly Pyramids and politics – So they Say – design of the food United States Department of Agriculture food pyramid – Brief Article Marion Nestle writes about the 1991 controversy over the USDA Food Pyramid: […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: The international apple – So they Say – Brief Article

The international apple – So they Say – Brief Article – Abstract McKenna and Murray talk about the international apple trade by saying: “It is difficult to speculate what will happen in the … world apple trade… New Zealand’s higher-cost industry structure, aimed at the top end of the market, is not guaranteed to survive […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Green Business Rising: Market-based environmental initiatives may be an idea whose time has arrived – Private Agro-Environmental Management

Green Business Rising: Market-based environmental initiatives may be an idea whose time has arrived – Private Agro-Environmental Management – Statistical Data Included David E. Ervin When household incomes increase, the demand for environmental services (“green” products and services such as organic foods, environmentally friendly packaging, environmentally friendly production and distribution processes) increases faster than the […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: The road to not-so-wellville: paved with good intentions and misperceptions

The road to not-so-wellville: paved with good intentions and misperceptions – diet choices Lisa Mancino What we know about the importance of eating well should increase our intentions to follow a healthy diet. Unfortunately, intentions can be thwarted by circumstances, such as hunger, a hectic schedule, and where we choose to obtain our food (Figure […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Vaccination or Decimation?: The Foot-and-Mouth Disease Policy Dilemma

Vaccination or Decimation?: The Foot-and-Mouth Disease Policy Dilemma Jean C. Buzby VACCINATION OFFERS SOME PROTECTION FOR DOMESTIC HERDS AGAINST FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE, YET ELIMINATES A COUNTRY’S FMD-FREE TRADE STATUS. THIS POSES A QUANDARY FOR POLICY-MAKERS. The first major foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the United Kingdom since 1967 was identified in February 2001. FMD, a significant […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Choices apologizes – So they Say

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues > Fall, 2002 > Article > Print friendly Choices apologizes – So they Say – Correction Notice In the Summer 2002 issue (p. 35), we published the wrong photo and identified it as author Mary Muth. We regret the error–the Editors. COPYRIGHT […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Water Pressure – conservation not promoted by irrigation water price chain

Water Pressure – conservation not promoted by irrigation water price chain – Statistical Data Included R.G. Taylor Why the price chain for federally-developed irrigation water doesn’t promote conservation. Growing municipal, industrial, recreational and environmental water demands are taxing the limited water supplies in the West. Traditionally, increased water demands have been met by developing additional […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: From changes: function persists – economic intelligence

From changes: function persists – economic intelligence – Editorial Paul W. Barkley The majority of authors whose work is published in CHOICES are applied economists – they solve problems that occur in the real world. Their days are spent developing economic intelligence – the information that can be used by households, businesses, and governments to […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Another view of farmer collective bargaining

Another view of farmer collective bargaining – Letter to the Editor Richard A. Levins, in “Collective Bargaining by Farmers: Time for a Fresh Look?” (Winter 2001-02), argues that collective bargaining could help farmers to obtain lower input prices or higher output prices. He suggests that 350,000 family-sized farms might be the core of an effective […]

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The Magazine of Food, Farm and Resource Issues: Wheat breeder battles: HARD RED VERSUS WHITE

Wheat breeder battles: HARD RED VERSUS WHITE Michael Boland Success in wheat breeding requires clear communication among stakeholders. Hard red winter wheat is the dominant cereal grain of the Great Plains. Even so, land grant universities in the central Great Plains have reallocated wheat breeding resources from hard red winter wheat (HR) to hard white […]